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    marsanges, Laurence Lewis, drmah

    I've been thinking a lot about Obama's possible appointments to the Cabinet, and I realized that the current Cabinet is generally full of moderates and Clintonians, with few progressives. Since I'm a dreamer and wishful thinker, I made this "Dream Cabinet" full of liberal alternatives to some of the more centrist current members of the Cabinet. There is probably no hope of any of these people actually getting jobs in the administration (with the exception of Kerry), but a man can dream...

    Secretary of State--John Kerry
    Secretary of Defense--Jack Reed
    Secretary of the Treasury--Joseph Stiglitz
    Attorney General--Lisa Madigan
    Secretary of Health and Human Services--Howard Dean
    Secretary of the Interior--Raul Grijalva
    Secretary of Education--Linda Darling-Hammond
    Secretary of Commerce--Robert Reich
    Secretary of Labor--Linda Chavez-Thompson
    Secretary of Transportation--Earl Blumenauer
    Secretary of Energy--Dan Reicher
    Secretary of Agriculture--Jim Hightower
    Secretary of Housing and Urban Development--Barbara Lee
    Secretary of Veteran's Affairs--Max Cleland
    Eliminate the Department of Homeland Security
    Other Positions
    White House Chief of Staff--Ed Rendell
    Director of the OMB--Russ Feingold
    National Security Advisor--Wesley Clark
    CIA Director--John Brennan
    EPA Administrator--Robert Sussman
    SBA Administrator--Ned Lamont
    UN Ambassador--Samantha Power
    US Trade Rep--Jeff Sachs
    Council of Economic Advisors Chair--Paul Krugman
    Federal Reserve Chair--Peter Diamond
    Press Secretary--Ed Schultz

    What do you think? Who would be in your "Dream Cabinet"?

    Student, Proud Progressive, Science Nerd, and Skeptic. Born and raised in CT-03.

    by betelgeux on Sun Dec 23, 2012 at 03:42:21 PM PST

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